Verses where 'empty' has been added or removed from the NIV1984

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The word 'Empty' occurs the same number of times in the NIV2011 as in the NIV1984 (45 times). The word 'Empty' was removed in 2 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Empty' was added or removed from a verse in the NIV1984 to make the NIV2011. If the word was moved around (for example if the grammar was changed) in the verse it will not be listed below, this page only lists where words have been added or removed.

Statistics for these verses

OutcomeNum versesPercent
Uses TNIV text375.0%
New text in NIV2011125.0%

Please note: The above statistics are compiled at the level of the entire verse text, not the word level.

Verses where Empty was removed

1 Samuel 6:3

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSוַיֹּאמְר֗וּ אִֽם־ מְשַׁלְּחִ֞ים אֶת־ אֲר֨וֹן אֱלֹהֵ֤י יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ אַל־ תְּשַׁלְּח֤וּ אֹתוֹ֙ רֵיקָ֔ם כִּֽי־ הָשֵׁ֥ב תָּשִׁ֛יבוּ ל֖וֹ אָשָׁ֑ם אָ֤ז תֵּרָֽפְאוּ֙ וְנוֹדַ֣ע לָכֶ֔ם לָ֛מָּה לֹא־ תָס֥וּר יָד֖וֹ מִכֶּֽם׃
NIV1984They answered, "If you return the ark of the god of Israel, do not send it away empty, but by all means send a guilt offering to him. Then you will be healed, and you will know why his hand has not been lifted from you."
TNIVThey answered, "If you return the ark of the god of Israel, do not send it back to him without a gift; by all means send a guilt offering to him. Then you will be healed, and you will know why his hand has not been lifted from you."
NIV2011They answered, "If you return the ark of the god of Israel, do not send it back to him without a gift; by all means send a guilt offering to him. Then you will be healed, and you will know why his hand has not been lifted from you."
Compared to NIV1984They answered, "If you return the ark of the god of Israel, do not send it awayback empty, butto him without a gift; by all means send a guilt offering to him. Then you will be healed, and you will know why his hand has not been lifted from you."
Compared to TNIVThey answered, "If you return the ark of the god of Israel, do not send it back to him without a gift; by all means send a guilt offering to him. Then you will be healed, and you will know why his hand has not been lifted from you."

Ezekiel 24:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSלָכֵ֞ן כֹּה־ אָמַ֣ר ׀ אֲדֹנָ֣י יְהֹוִ֗ה אוֹי֮ עִ֣יר הַדָּמִים֒ סִ֚יר אֲשֶׁ֣ר חֶלְאָתָ֣ה בָ֔הּ וְחֶ֨לְאָתָ֔הּ לֹ֥א יָצְאָ֖ה מִמֶּ֑נָּה לִנְתָחֶ֤יהָ לִנְתָחֶ֙יהָ֙ הוֹצִיאָ֔הּ לֹא־ נָפַ֥ל עָלֶ֖יהָ גּוֹרָֽל׃
NIV1984"'For this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "'Woe to the city of bloodshed, to the pot now encrusted, whose deposit will not go away! Empty it piece by piece without casting lots for them.
TNIV"'For this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "'Woe to the city of bloodshed, to the pot now encrusted, whose deposit will not go away! Take the meat out piece by piece in whatever order it comes.
NIV2011"'For this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "'Woe to the city of bloodshed, to the pot now encrusted, whose deposit will not go away! Take the meat out piece by piece in whatever order it comes.
Compared to NIV1984"'For this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "'Woe to the city of bloodshed, to the pot now encrusted, whose deposit will not go away! EmptyTake itthe meat out piece by piece withoutin castingwhatever lotsorder forit themcomes.
Compared to TNIV"'For this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "'Woe to the city of bloodshed, to the pot now encrusted, whose deposit will not go away! Take the meat out piece by piece in whatever order it comes.

Verses where Empty was added

Zephaniah 3:6

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSהִכְרַ֣תִּי גוֹיִ֗ם נָשַׁ֙מּוּ֙ פִּנּוֹתָ֔ם הֶחֱרַ֥בְתִּי חֽוּצוֹתָ֖ם מִבְּלִ֣י עוֹבֵ֑ר נִצְדּ֧וּ עָרֵיהֶ֛ם מִבְּלִי־ אִ֖ישׁ מֵאֵ֥ין יוֹשֵֽׁב׃
NIV1984"I have cut off nations; their strongholds are demolished. I have left their streets deserted, with no one passing through. Their cities are destroyed; no one will be left--no one at all.
TNIV"I have destroyed nations; their strongholds are demolished. I have left their streets deserted, with no one passing through. Their cities are laid waste; they are deserted and empty.
NIV2011"I have destroyed nations; their strongholds are demolished. I have left their streets deserted, with no one passing through. Their cities are laid waste; they are deserted and empty.
Compared to NIV1984"I have cutdestroyed off nations; their strongholds are demolished. I have left their streets deserted, with no one passing through. Their cities are destroyedlaid waste; nothey oneare willdeserted beand left--no one at allempty.
Compared to TNIV"I have destroyed nations; their strongholds are demolished. I have left their streets deserted, with no one passing through. Their cities are laid waste; they are deserted and empty.

Matthew 12:36

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTλέγω δὲ ὑμῖν ὅτι πᾶν ῥῆμα ἀργὸν ὃ ⸀λαλήσουσιν οἱ ἄνθρωποι, ἀποδώσουσιν περὶ αὐτοῦ λόγον ἐν ἡμέρᾳ κρίσεως·
SBLGNT apparatusλαλήσουσιν WH Treg NIV ] ἐὰν λαλήσωσιν RP
NIV1984But I tell you that men will have to give account on the day of judgment for every careless word they have spoken.
TNIVBut I tell you that people will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken.
NIV2011But I tell you that everyone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken.
Compared to NIV1984But I tell you that meneveryone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every carelessempty word they have spoken.
Compared to TNIVBut I tell you that peopleeveryone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken.


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